Academy of Ballet Arts, Inc.

2914 1st Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association

Saint Petersburg 33731 FL US

Alan Venable

Writer For Hire
Saint Petersburg FL US

Alex McKnight, Photographer

AM Photo, Inc. & Archiva Images
FL US

Alvarez Photo

150 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

American Stage Theater Company

163 3rd Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

April Hartley

Saint Petersburg FL US

Art For Art

2734 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

ARTicles ~ Leslie Curran Gallery

1431 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

ARTicles Art Gallery & Custom Framing

1445 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

ArtLofts at Florida CraftArt

10 5th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Arts Conservatory for Teens (ACT)

1111 18th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

ARTZ 4 Life Academy

1751 Kings Highway
Clearwater 33755 FL US

Avenue 5 Art Studio

2630 5th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Bask – Ales Bask Hostomsky

Saint Petersburg FL US

Beth Warmath

BeW
Clearwater FL US

Bill Castleman Fine Art

Seashore paintings
Saint Petersburg FL US

Bill Kelsey

Saint Petersburg FL US

Board Silly Productions

Theatre and Workshops in a Box
3545 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Bonnie Agan

Actor/Voice actor
Saint Petersburg FL US

Bregladyartist

Saint Petersburg FL US

Brick Street Clay Studio

400 23rd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Carol Hess Fine Art

Saint Petersburg FL US

Carole Shelton

Works of Art in Jewelry
635 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Carrie Jadus

Saint Petersburg FL US

Cass Womack

Production Artist, Murals, Illustration and Chalk Artist.
Tampa FL US

Catherine Woods – C Glass Studio

297 20th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

Cecilia Lueza

FL US

Charlie Parker Pottery

2724 6th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Chihuly Collection

Permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly
720 Central Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Chizzy – Chad Mize

Saint Petersburg FL US

Chris Peter

Saint Petersburg FL US

Christina Lembo

Saint Petersburg FL US

Coralette Damme / The Crafty Hag

Saint Petersburg FL US

Craftsman House Gallery Cafe Pottery Studio

2955 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Creative Clay / Good Folk Gallery

Creative Soul

2425 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Curated Craft and Art Gallery and Classroom

Everything is handmade, or redone in our studio and classroom
Saint Petersburg FL US

CyberCraft Robots

Robot Scuptures you will Covet
2955 Central Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

D YaeL Kelley

Fine Arts Painter
2955 Central Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

D-Gallerie

Where Art Meets Affordability
203 1st Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

DAAS

info@artist-daas.com
Seminole FL US

David Calvin Furniture Studio

Custom Furniture and Accessories
2222 16th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

David Manson

composer, music contractor, trombonist, band leader, educator
Saint Petersburg FL US

Davidson Fine Art

Gallery, Custom Framing & Printing, Art Supply Store
2036 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Davidson Fine Art and Zebra Color Lab

2036 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Dazzio Art Experience

512 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Deanna Mathews Kilbourne

Saint Petersburg FL US

Derek Donnelly

Don Silvestri

Representational artist
222 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Dorothy Sabean

Saint Petersburg FL US

Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum

2240 9th Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Duncan McClellan

Blown Glass Artist
2342 Emerson Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Duncan McClellan Gallery

2342 Emerson Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Elizabeth Barenis

Saint Petersburg FL US

EMIT

EMIT - adventurous music presenter
Saint Petersburg FL US

EnergyWebs™ Studio

5135 109th Way North
Saint Petersburg 33708 FL US

Evan Neidich

Saint Petersburg FL US

First Night St Petersburg

Saint Petersburg FL US

Florida CraftArt

501 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Florida Holocaust Museum

Features collection of works of art, photographs and historical
55 5th Street South
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Florida Orchestra Musicians Association

FOMA

Florida Society of Goldsmiths

719 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Fourward Glass

611 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

7019 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33710 FL US

freeFall Theatre

6099 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33710 FL US

From Mayan Hands

2006 2nd Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Funktion House

562 25th Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Gallerie 909

909 22nd Street South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

Galleries On The Go

Brokering Art Spaces in Public Places
FL US

Gina Coccaro

Metal Sculpture
Saint Petersburg FL US

Glenyse Thompson Creative

Watermedia Artist
Saint Petersburg FL US

Grand Central Stained Glass & Graphics

2401 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

Graphi-ko Gallery

669 Central Avenue South
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Great Explorations Children’s Museum

1925 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33704 FL US

Green Street Mosaics

Custom Glass Mosaics for the Home
Saint Petersburg FL US

H & G Solutions Stained Glass

2267 6th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg 33713 FL US

H. Lovelyn Bettison

Saint Petersburg FL US

Herb Snitzer Photography

4619 Alcazar Way South
Saint Petersburg 33712 FL US

I AM LOY

Saint Petersburg FL US

James Oleson

Saint Petersburg FL US

Jeffrey W. Walling

Saint Petersburg FL US

Jennifer Kosharek

Saint Petersburg FL US

Jim Rolston – Red Zen Art

Fine Art and Sculpture
Saint Petersburg FL US

Jim Swallow

Saint Petersburg FL US

John Gascot

Latin Pop and Abstracts
Pinellas Park FL US

John Hair Monumental Sculpture

Monumental Sculpture Museum and Studio
290 9th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

John Taormina

1431 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33705 FL US

Joseph N. Walles

10 5th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Kapfer Glass Studio

409 Corey Avenue
Saint Pete Beach 33706 FL US

Kas Turner

10 5th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US

Keep St Pete Lit

Read and Write On!
Saint Petersburg FL US

Kim McDaniel

Saint Petersburg FL US

Kyu Yamamoto

Saint Petersburg FL US

Lance Rodgers Fine Art

Saint Petersburg FL US

Laura Fage Signature Events & Design

Laura Spencer Illustrates

Saint Petersburg FL US

Lewis Brinin

4050 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg 33703 FL US

Lisa Presnail

Saint Petersburg FL US

Lourdes Rosas-Rasdall

warm glass, cool water media, mixed media
635 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg 33701 FL US
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  • The Florida Orchestra is Seeking Administrative Staff
    July 19, 2017

    The Florida Orchestra is seeking qualified applicants for the following positions:

    Artistic Operations Coordinator

    Accountant

    Personnel Manager

    Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to Jodi Souza, Business Manager, at jsouza@floridaorchestra.org. No phone calls, please.

    Complete details are here

  • Gulfport Fine Arts Festival
    July 19, 2017

    Deadline:  November 1

    The Gulfport Fine Arts Festival (formerly the Gulfport Masters) welcomes artists to apply for the third annual, juried, fine arts event, to be held in Veteran’s Park. Overlooking Boca Ciega Bay, the park is in the Waterfront Arts District where you can stroll, shop, dine and listen to live entertainment.

    The Gulfport Fine Arts Festival is free and open to the public.

    Show Date: February 17-18, 2018
    Show Times: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm both days
    Notification Date: December 1

    • Artwork may be submitted in the following categories: 2D, 3D, ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, mixed media, wood, acrylics, collage, assemblages, drawing, leather, oils, pastels, fine photography, stone, watercolors, fine jewelry and sculpture.
    • Applicants will be selected by a jury of your peers.
    • Applications must include three (3) photos of your work and one (1) photo of outdoor booth set up.
    • Booth fees will be due in full by December 15, 2017.

    Artist Amenities:
    • Artist reception on Friday evening
    • Home based accommodations (limited)
    • Patron awards
    • Booth sitters (for short breaks)

    Complete details are here.

  • Applications Open: Gasparilla Festival of the Arts
    July 19, 2017

    Deadline: October 1 The 48th Annual Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts is accepting applications for exhibiting artists. The 2018 Festival will be held March 3-4 in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park in downtown Tampa.

    Notifications will be sent in November 2017.

    If you received an award in the 2017 Raymond James Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, you are automatically accepted. You must still submit an application and fee before October 1.  

    Application Requirements:

    Submit four images.

    The artwork shown on three images must have been produced in the last three years.

    These three images also must accurately represent the type of work that will be displayed in the booth and must be a single category of work.

    The fourth image must show the artist’s display space with a representative sample of the work visible. This image is to provide the jurors assurance that the artist has an adequate body of work and to illustrate the scale of work.

    Only work of the quality and type illustrated in the artist’s images may be exhibited.

    Complete details are here.

  • Exhibition Based on the Allure of Fear
    July 19, 2017
    Deadline: August 20

    Dangerous Lullabies III is a group fine art exhibition showcased in the historic Dole Mansion outside Chicago in October.

    Artists are invited to submit work that explores the curious allure of things that frighten us.

    If you have work that is designed to examine the beauty found in the ashes of terror or the magnetic pull of work that is disturbing, on-edge or dark, this is the show for you.

    All mediums will be accepted for consideration. 2-D and 3-D submissions are both welcome.

    This national fine art exhibition will be set in a formal gallery space at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, northwest of Chicago in the town of Crystal Lake. The building itself is rumored to be haunted by the ghost of famed circus owner, Al Ringling’s wife, Eliza.

    Complete details are here.
  • Call to African American Fiction Writers
    July 19, 2017
    Application Deadline: August 15

    The Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence honors Louisiana’s revered storyteller, Ernest J. Gaines, and serves to inspire and recognize rising African-American fiction writers at a national level.

    The book award is now in its ninth year and has become nationally recognized in its role of enhancing the visibility of emerging African American fiction writers while expanding the audience for this literature.

    The annual award of a $10,000 cash prize is to support the writer and allow them to focus on the art of writing.

    Submissions Requirements:

    A work of fiction (a novel or collection of short stories) that will be published in 2017. Galleys for a 2017 publication are also accepted.

    The nominee must be a rising author, not yet widely recognized for their work.

    Author must be an African-American U.S. citizen.

    Self-published books will not be accepted.


    Emailed entries will not be accepted.

    The Baton Rouge Area Foundation sponsors the winner’s travel to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to receive the prize at a ceremony attended by Ernest Gaines. While there, the award winner also participates in educational activities at selected area schools and after-school programs, in keeping with the Gaines Award’s interest in emphasizing the role of literature and arts in education.

    Complete details are here.
  • Jeff Norton Grant for Professional Theatre Artists
    July 19, 2017
    Application Deadline: August 1

    Theatre Tampa Bay, the alliance of the region’s professional theatre artists and organizations, is accepting applications for their annual, unrestricted grant program for theatre artists.

    In the memory of the late artist and teacher, Jeff Norton, whose immeasurable impact on the Bay area theatre scene is still being felt, TTB is deliberately keeping the grant criteria broad and the application simple. We wish to encourage artists to dream, “If I only had $500, I would…”

    GRANT AMOUNT $500
    The funds are totally unrestricted and may be used for any kind of project including production, education and travel, or to purchase equipment.

    APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    A single-page narrative explaining how the funds will be used and the effect of the grant on the applicant's work as a theatre artist.

    The narrative should use one-inch margins and a 12-point sans serif uncondensed typeface such as Arial or Helvetica.

    The top line should list the artist’s name, email and phone, preferably a cell number.

    A current theatrical resume.

    Please attach both items, saved as .pdfs, to an e-mail with the SUBJECT: Norton Dream Grant 2017 and send to: info@theatretampabay.org

    SELECTION PROCESS

    A panel of judges representing Theatre Tampa Bay member theatres will select the most compelling narrative. The panel will be comprised of at least five members including the TTB Board President, one TTB Theatre Artistic Director and one TTB Member Actor. Panel will include at least one representative from each side of the Bay. If there is no consensus, the recipient will be selected by a simple majority of the panel.

    Complete details on the grant are here.
  • Art Harvest of Clearwater-Dunedin
    July 12, 2017
    Deadline: August 25

    The Art Harvest Committee of Clearwater-Dunedin invites you to apply for the 54th annual Art Harvest.

    Art Harvest began as a small arts gathering and has evolved into one of the most well-respected juried fine art shows, involving over 250 artists from around the country.

    Held November 4-5 at Highlander Park in Dunedin, it's the largest autumn outdoor art show in Tampa Bay and attracts over 50,000 art enthusiasts annually.

    We’re looking for diverse and unique artists to display in the categories of ceramics, digital art, fibers, glass, graphics, jewelry, metal, mixed media, oil/acrylic, photography, sculpture, watercolors and wood.

    Art Harvest is the main fundraiser for the Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin. Our current project aids foster youth as they age out of the foster system, providing them with training and mentoring opportunities as well as support for establishing an independent life.

    An online application is here: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5623

    For questions, email artistcoordinator@jlcd.org
  • Documenting Life in Tampa Bay
    July 12, 2017
    The Morean Arts Center is hosting One Day Tampa Bay, a 24-hour community photography project to document the life and light of St Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater and all the towns in between.

    On Saturday, September 23 the Morean invites photographers of all levels to create a dynamic and reflective documentation of our cities and neighborhoods.

    A full-color book will be produced with selected images and all images will appear in an online gallery.

    Proceeds will directly benefit the Morean Arts Center’s photography and digital imaging program, with scholarships and equipment for youth and adults.

    A free preparation class and post critique class will be offered for all registered photographers. Registration information is here.

    Each photographer can submit up to 5 images to be considered for the book.


    A juried selection of images will be selected for an exhibition in the gallery at the Morean Arts Center – November 12-January 2, 2017.

    All images submitted will go into our online galleries on Flickr and Facebook.
  • Auditions for Spirit Voices from Old Manatee
    July 12, 2017
    Manatee Village Historical Park in Bradenton is seeking volunteer actors for our popular outdoor drama, Spirit Voices from Old Manatee, entering its seventh season this fall. There are roles for men and women, and a variety of ages.

    Auditions will take place from 5:30-7:30 pm on Sunday, July 23 and Monday, July 24 at Manatee Village, 1404 Manatee Ave. E. in Bradenton.

    Spirit Voices from Old Manatee is an outdoor historical drama and cemetery tour. The show opens with a Victorian wake held in the 1887 Church. As the story develops, cast and audience continue on a torch-lit tour of the 1850 Manatee Burying Grounds as the sun sets. Here, costumed thespians bring to life early pioneers of the Village of Manatee, veteran soldiers from the Seminole and Civil Wars, and other persons of interest in this area.

    These riveting graveside stories are based on narratives from archives, oral histories, diaries, military logs, books and legend.

    Learn more: http://www.manateevillage.org/Events-Programs/Spirit-Voices-Season-VII
  • Company Manager at Florida Studio Theatre
    July 1, 2017
    Florida Studio Theatre in downtown Sarasota is seeking a Company Manager, previous experience preferred.

    Duties include handling all guest relations, care of visiting artistic staff from point of hiring through departure, and assisting the Facilities Manager with management of our 20+ residential facilities including A/C, electrical, plumbing, utilities, safety, environmental, security, etc.

    Email cover letter, resume with references and salary requirement to: Doris Iemolo at diemolo@floridastudiotheatre.org.
  • Director of Institutional Giving at Florida Studio Theatre
    July 1, 2017
    Florida Studio Theatre in downtown Sarasota is seeking a Director of Institutional Giving responsible for writing grant proposals seeking support for FST major theatre and education programs.

    The Director researches and identifies new funding prospects, prepares and submits grant proposals and reports to funders, helps to establish and builds relationships with foundations and government funders and cultivates new sources of funding, and maintains a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

    This position serves as the leading advocate in the business community, representing FST at key events and networking opportunities.

    Applicants from any and all diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

    Requirements:

    -  Three to five years’ experience in fundraising, grant writing and prospect research, preferably with a cultural institution.
    - Experience identifying and researching corporate and foundation prospects.
    - Ability to compile, report and analyze information succinctly.
    - Strong writing, communications and interpersonal skills.
    - Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritizing work and managing multiple, diverse and competing priorities while meeting deadlines.

    Email cover letter, resume with references and salary requirement to: Doris Iemolo at diemolo@floridastudiotheatre.org.
  • All Florida Juried Arts Show
    July 1, 2017
    Deadline: Friday, July 28 The Arts Council of Martin County invites artists residing in Florida to participate in the 27th Annual All Florida Juried Arts Show, September 22 - November 14. 2D and 3D work in all media should be completed in the last 36 months and not previously exhibited at the Court House Cultural Center, The Elliott Museum or any other local art exhibit. Giclees will be accepted in photography only. An online application and complete details are here.
  • Site-Specific Outdoor Art in Palm Beach County
    July 1, 2017
    Deadline:  October 1 OUTSIDE THE BOX4, curated by Lisa Rockford, is the 4th biennial exhibition of outdoor, site-specific art in Palm Beach County. This unique and alternative format is situated at the Whitespace: The Mordes Collection, features innovative, contemporary installations and performances that interact with the landscape and outdoor environment. Whitespace is located at 2805 N. Australian Avenue in West Palm Beach. The 2016 event featured 45 installations and performances, attracted hundreds of art enthusiasts, and covered extensively in the press. Open call for proposals from artists within reasonable driving distance of South Florida. Artists must be able to be on site for all dates. - Installation Art, Sculpture and Mixed Media, Inflatables, Vinyl Wraps, Video Art, New Media, Sound Art and Performances are ideal. - The curator will give preference to installations that include interactive or multi-sensory elements, and incorporate or adapt well to the site. - All Installations should incorporate a light source and have visual impact. Cash prizes will be awarded. Complete details are here.
  • Artists and Writers Residency in Mexico
    July 1, 2017
    Deadline: July 30 360 Xochi Quetzal is an artist and writer’s residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. International writers, playwrights, visual artists, fiber artists, filmmakers, photographers, new media artists, dancers and musicians are welcome to apply for a free, one-month residency from Dec 14, 2017 – Jan 13, 2018. Applications should be submitted through the this website: callforentry.org Applicants can upload three images for visual artists, 1 -2 videos/audios for musicians, and a five-page writing sample for writers (10 pages for playwrights). We also have a personal residency program for artists and writers who need longer periods of creative time (1 – 6 months) throughout the year. Details are here.  
  • Work Inspired by Fire
    July 1, 2017
    Deadline: August 12

    The Fort Myers Alliance for the Arts is seeking artists to submit work to Fired Up: A Juried Exhibit. The exhibit runs September 8-30.

    The exhibit will feature works inspired by fire, or that in some way use flames and heat in their creation, including ceramics, glass and welded pieces.

    An entry may consist of 1 to 3 artworks.  Artists can download the prospectus and submit work online at ArtInLee.org/FiredUp.

  • Creative Clay Marketing and Development Manager
    June 29, 2017
    Creative Clay in St. Petersburg is seeking a part-time Marketing and Development Manager.

    This position is 20-25 hours per week at $15 an hour.

    Responsibilities include:

    Oversees all Creative Clay marketing efforts including, but not limited to, postcards, posters, brochures, newspapers/magazines, press releases, newsletters and advertising.

    Works with Public Relations Specialist to coordinate dissemination of marketing materials and press releases.

    Works with Public Relations Specialist to keep Creative Clay’s social media presence top notch. Includes Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and any other social media resource deemed suitable to increase Creative Clay’s visibility.

    Participates in fundraising activities including assisting the CEO with the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy, developing community partnerships and soliciting for donations and sponsorships.

    Oversees and maintains Donor Tools database including direct mail campaigns and thank you letters.

    Secures financial support from individuals and corporations for Creative Clay’s two major fundraisers, Folkfest St. Pete and Spring for the Arts.

    Represents Creative Clay at neighborhood and arts association meetings and other community functions when asked.

    Email resumes to marcy@creativeclay.org.
  • CraftArt Festival in Downtown St Pete
    June 29, 2017
    Deadline: September 5

    Florida CraftArt in downtown St. Pete invites artists to apply for the CraftArt Festival coming up November 18-19.

    With cash prizes and a wide range of buyers, this contemporary craft festival features jewelry, clay, glass, paper, wood, metal, fiber and mixed-media from fine-craft artists around the country.

    An online application is at www.zapplication.org/.
  • Free Creative Writing Summer Camp for Ages 9-12
    June 29, 2017
    Keep St. Pete Lit invites young writers to learn about creativity in a fun week-long writing camp taught by professional instructors. Students will explore storytelling through play, art and writing in a welcoming environment. Two sessions available: July 17-21 and July 24-28. Details and an online application are here.
  • Exhibitions and Collections Intern at the Florida Holocaust Museum
    June 21, 2017
    The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking an Exhibitions and Collections Intern to assist with tasks related to traveling and permanent exhibitions and the Museum’s artifact, art and archives collections.

    Position Requirements:
    • Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship
    • Strong recognition of the importance of historical artifacts and archives
    • Ability and willingness to learn and follow proper handling practices
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs
    • Familiarity with digital imaging, photography and related equipment
    • Ability to lift, move and/or carry 15 pounds and to assist other staff with large, heavy and awkward items (including objects, exhibition furniture, or storage crates)
    • Ability to climb ladders or stairs for object storage, transport and/or maintenance as needed

    Education: BA degree in Museum Studies, Library Science, History, Art History or related field.

    Experience: Some museum-related experience required.

    This internship is voluntary and unpaid. The Florida Holocaust Museum will comply with academic guidelines in exchange for credit. Academic internships are by semester.

    Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Tori King, Museum Registrar, at vking@thefhm.org.

    Open for applications until this position has been filled.

    Complete details are here.
  • Visitor Services Associate at the Florida Holocaust Museum
    June 21, 2017
    The Visitor Services Associate is the first contact that visitors have with the Museum.  The Associate greets visitors, explains admissions prices, answers questions, provides directions and is responsible for admissions.

    Job Requirements

    Ability to communicate and work well with others in a positive, friendly manner
    Exercise good judgement
    Ability to handle cash and credit card transactions
    Microsoft Word, Excel
    Comfortable using an electronic tablet

    To apply, please complete The FHM Application Form and email your resume to hrmanager@thefhm.org.

    Or fax your application form and resume to (727) 894-8096, or drop off your resume in person at The FHM’s security desk.

    Complete details are here.
  • Science Inspires Art: OCEAN Exhibition
    June 14, 2017
    Deadline: July 23

    An International Open Call for artists has been issued by the 19th annual art-sci exhibition at the New York Hall of Science, September 16, 2017 - February 25, 2018.

    This year's theme of OCEAN is conceived to help create an urgently needed new perception of our deep connections to her and her ability to sustain life on our beautiful blue planet.

    Seeking compelling, dynamic, provocative 2-D images of original art in any media made by artists and scientists.

    The exhibition will be displaying digital images of original art created in any media: digital or traditional media, still images from animation and video, sculpture, installation, etc.

    All Entrants Receive a Free membership to ASCI, Art & Science Collaborations.

    Entry Details are at: http://www.asci.org/2017oceanintro.html

    All Juror Selections are also included in the corresponding permanent online exhibition at www.asci.org

    This exhibition project is organized by Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI), a 29-year-old nonprofit arts organization based in NYC and a noted pioneer of the international art-sci field.
  • Volunteer at the Morean Arts Center
    June 1, 2017
    The Morean Arts Center in downtown St. Pete always has room for new volunteers, and welcomes students.

    If you're part of a community group, the Morean is glad to talk with you about your organization volunteering.

    You can also apply to become a Docent at the Chihuly Collection.

    Complete details on all their volunteer opportunities are here.
  • Drawings Needed for a Collaborative Online Art Project
    May 31, 2017
    The Big Picture is a collective art project where people in Vancouver, Canada and around the world are collaborating to create a big mosaic picture from thousands of drawings.

    This project outlines the connections between individuals from all around the world and can be seen as a giant conversation taking place between all the participants through a dynamic and monumental art work.

    We are building a big panoramic picture from thousands of little squares that you can design at home and upload on our website. You will be able to see a close up of your art and zoom out to see how it fits as a part of the whole, a poetic metaphor of our interconnected existences. You will also be able to see all the individual art squares that are making up the picture and their individual design, who designed them, in what country they were living and also what the drawing is representing for the artist who made it. ​​

    You should be able to view your picture a few hours after uploading it.

    Details on the project are here.

    Complete instructions on how to share your drawing.
  • Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition
    May 31, 2017
    Deadline: September 30

    The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala and Marion Cultural Alliance is accepting submissions from artists working in North America to participate in the Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition.

    The competition is a catalyst for rejuvenation of Tuscawilla Park and the surrounding redevelopment area. Ten works will be selected for a 20-month exhibition at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala. The exhibition will take place February 2018 through September 2019. Awards for Best of Show, Second Place, and Honorable Mention will be selected through a jury process and People’s Choice through public voting.

    A $2,000 honorarium is awarded to each of the ten selected artists to cover transportation, installation and de-installation.

    Entries may be submitted via email to Sculpture@ocalafl.org or mailed to Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition, 828 NE 8th Ave, Ocala FL 34470.

    More details are here.
  • Tampa Bay Lightning Call to Artists
    May 2, 2017
    Deadline: September 7 The Amalie Arena and the Tampa Bay Lightning announce their sixth annual Open Call to Artists. During the first five years of the program, the Arena displayed 200 pieces of locally created art throughout the building for 1.5 million annual visitors. All artwork has been for sale, with proceeds going directly to the artist. The Amelie Arena is looking for artwork to display in the 2017-2018 season and invite emerging and established local artists to apply. The exhibit’s goal is to display images that embrace and celebrate the greater Tampa Bay community, and that reflect the vibrancy of this area. Images that creatively weave in Lightning hockey are also welcome. A jury composed of representatives from the Tampa Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Dali museum and the Ringling Museum will select the pieces for display on our IOA Suite Level. The top three overall ranked artworks will receive cash prizes of $1,000 each, honorable mentions ranked in the top-10 will receive $250 each and the top three pieces from the youth category (under 18 years old) will also receive $250. All artists will be invited to a reception at the unveiling. Submission details are available at tampabaylightning.com/art.
  • Call for Wildlife Photographs
    April 3, 2017
    Deadline: December 1 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is launching its 75 Years Wild Photo Contest encouraging people to explore the natural beauty of Florida’s Wildlife Management Area system. Nearly 6-million acres across the state protect Florida's fish and wildlife populations and offer access to nationally recognized trails for paddling, hiking and bird watching. The photo contest has four themes, based on the seasons. Photographers are reminded to respect wildlife by not getting too close or disturbing any birds or animals you encounter. To enter:
      • Visit the FWC’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/MyFWC, look for a Photo Contest post and post your photo in the Comments section.
      • Photos also can be entered via Instagram by tagging #WMAzing.
      • Or send an email to ShareVisit@MyFWC.com.
    Details, rules and upcoming events: MyFWC.com/WMA 75
  • Call to Artists: DeLand Fall Festival
    April 3, 2017
    Application deadline: September 8

    The DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts invites artists to apply for their juried fine art show, November 18-19 in Central Florida.

    The Festival typically attracts 50,000 viewers, with 175 national artists displaying work in painting, glass, sculpture, photography, printmaking, wood, ceramics, fiber, jewelry and leather. Judges award cash prizes for excellence.

    Online application: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5533

    Details: artists@delandfallfestival.com
  • Ongoing Resources for Artists
    February 21, 2017
    Explore these sites for professional development, funding ideas, arts advocacy, sources for health insurance and more.

    Americans For The Arts

    American Artists

    Art Place:  Creative Placemaking

    Creative Capital

    Creative Pinellas

    National Endowment for the Arts

    Philanthropy Foundation

       
  • Call for Volunteers: St Pete Store & Visitors Center
    September 29, 2016
    Are you in love with our beautiful city? Are you interested in sharing this with others in a fun and professional environment?
    The St. Pete Store & Visitors Center is looking for a few good people to help our visitors and locals find their way to great activities, restaurants, museums and attractions in St. Petersburg.
    Please contact shemans@stpete.com if you are interested!
  • Trolley Guides for the Second Saturday ArtWalk
    May 29, 2016
    Volunteers are needed to serve as Trolley Guides for the Second Saturday ArtWalk every month. Volunteers take 2-hour shifts (5-7 and 7-9) riding the trolley; answering questions from visitors, providing information about the arts districts, and helping keep the trolleys "on track.” Volunteers receive a $25 gift card. Contact: info@stpeteartsalliance.org
  • Call to Artists: Animals in Art
    May 1, 2016
    Deadline: June 3 Smithtown Township Arts Council in St. James NY invites submissions for its upcoming juried fine art exhibition: "Animals in Art - Our Partners on the Planet" at the Mills Pond Gallery, with JurorTim Newton. Artists are encouraged to share their artistic vision of animals both domestic and wild. Artwork may include any animals that live on land, in the sea or in the air and can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction. Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography and computer generated art. Prospectus at http://www.stacarts.org/exhibits/show/96.
  • Call to Artists: Public Art in Sarasota
    May 1, 2016
    Deadline for submissions: June 5 A Call to Artists is underway for the creation of an original landmark sculpture to be placed at a future roundabout at Orange Avenue and Ringling Boulevard in Sarasota, to become part of the City’s permanent public art collection. Artists with a proven track record of creating significant outdoor public art commissions that can withstand the Florida elements are encouraged to apply. The piece should be  free standing. Complement the Orange Avenue/Ringling Boulevard roundabout location. Require minimal maintenance (no water features). Must be an original design. Can be appreciated from a distance (does not draw people toward it). Must not exceed 20 feet in height. Must not display messages or contain signs, flashing lights etc. The project budget cannot exceed $150,000.  Installation: November 2017. Specific details about the project, including the application process and selection process are posted at www.CallForEntry.org.  
  • Call to Artists: St Augustine Art Festival
    April 29, 2016
    Application deadline: Monday, June 6 http://www.staugustineartfestival.com/onlineapplication.html The St Augustine Art Association has issued a call to artists to participate in the 7th annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition July 23 through August 28. This fine art, juried exhibit features 2-D and 3-D original work depicting the beauty and diversity of the natural world. Cash prizes for awards, art is sold for the benefit of conservation efforts and art education.
  • Call to Artists: Kinetic Art Exhibit and Symposium
    April 29, 2016
    The City of Boynton Beach is hosting the 3rd International Kinetic Art Exhibit and Symposium. Visit. All types of outdoor kinetic art forms are welcome. The artwork should endure the Florida outdoor environment for the year-long display. The artists may consider more than one artwork site or create a site-specific kinetic artwork installation. Sites can accommodate artwork up to 20ʼ x 6ʼ x 10ʼ (large pad) and 10ʼ x 4ʼ x 6ʼ (small pad). All cement pads are 6 foot square. Some are flush to the pavement, others elevated in landscaped areas. There is also an opportunity for kinetic artwork to be installed in large signature trees along East Ocean Avenue. The Avenue of the Arts stretches for more than seven blocks in the City’s downtown cultural district. Selected artwork will be displayed on lighted pedestals and included in the promotion, advertising and marketing of the year-long event. Each selected artist will receive $1,000.00 per artwork selected to cover delivery and installation of the artwork. Artists are responsible for the delivery, installation and loan of the artwork. The City can assist with this service as part of the stipend. All artwork is for sale with a 30% contribution to the Art in Public Places program. To see current artworks sited on the Avenue of the Arts visit www.BoyntonBeachArts.org and take the virtual tour. More information is here: www.IntlKineticArtEvent.org
  • Call for Artists: Historic Rialto Gallery in downtown Tampa
    March 30, 2016
    The beautiful restored Rialto Theatre on N. Franklin Street in Tampa invites artists to apply for solo exhibitions. Exhibitions rotate monthly and should appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Large-scale work is appropriate, given the size of the space. Email web links, bios and resumes to: info@8-countproductions.com
  • Students are Welcome to Volunteer at the Morean Arts Center
    February 29, 2016
    The Morean Arts Center on Central Avenue in downtown St. Pete offers volunteer positions that are great for students, community service leaders and other arts lovers. For students and groups, a staff member will always be available to sign off on hours spent volunteering. A day spent helping out at the Morean Arts Center or during our events can pay off. You can meet new people, learn more about art and make a positive impact on the lives of others. Find out more at www.moreanartscenter.org/volunteer.
  • Dali Museum Volunteer Opportunities
    February 29, 2016
    The Salvador Dali Museum in downtown St. Petersburg offers opportunities to volunteer in guest relations, education, membership, marketing, operations, special events and more. Training is provided and volunteers receive special benefits for their service. Find out more at thedali.org/get-involved/become-volunteer.
  • Museum of Fine Arts Needs Volunteers
    February 29, 2016
    The Museum of Fine Arts in downtown St. Petersburg is looking for volunteers to lead museum tours, assist with family programs, office work, special events, outreach and in the Museum store. The Museum is a lovely oasis near the downtown waterfront, with art on display from ancient to contemporary. Fine out more at www.mfastpete.org/join/volunteers.
  • Calling St Pete Artists
    September 22, 2015
    The St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce is preparing to open a consignment retail store attached to our Visitors Center.  Our goal is to highlight locally made goods and help our visitors and residents discover our community artists and makers. This store is scheduled to open in early October and we are starting to collect inventory this week. We are seeking items that are locally made or reflective of the St. Pete experience to offer in this space.  Please review the outline and share your products with us for a chance to sell your wares to our guests. Here's the consignment agreement. Contact Kristina Alspaw at kalspaw@stpete.com for more information.
  • St. Petersburg Classes and Education
    August 3, 2015
    Looking for local art classes and education?  Be sure to check out SPAA's new Education Page. https://stpeteartsalliance.org/education/
  • Professional Writing Classes with Keep St Pete Lit
    May 31, 2015
    Keep St Pete Lit continues their popular series of professional writing classes at the Morean Arts Center. June classes include sessions on Poetry, Fiction, Eco-Poetics, Memoir Writing - and a partnership with Florida CraftArt to write and perform one-page stories inspired by their new exhibit, "Creatures Wild and Wooly." Find out more and register online at: keepstpetelit.org/litspace/litspace-classes.